Shift to EVs will be gradual
TN’s Electric Vehicles policy to support battery manufacture, too: Transport Secretary
The transformation from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles would be gradual, said J Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Transport Secretary. “Electric vehicles would probably account for 25-30 per cent of the total vehicle population by 2030.” he said Speaking at an event to announce the launch of the Society for Smart E Mobility (SSEM), Radhakrishnan said that the State Government’s Electric Vehicle Policy has been finalised and will be announced in three weeks. The policy would cover both the supply and the demand side, besides supporting EV battery manufacture. He added that 100 electric buses are propsed to introduced in Coimbatore under the FAME II policy.